TMFPD and Goat Grazers team up for fire prevention this holiday season

by | Dec 23, 2014

Reno, Nevada. Dec. 22, 2014. The Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District and Goat Grazers have partnered to help the residents of Truckee Meadows recycle their Christmas trees.
The goal of the tree recycle program is to keep old Christmas trees out of the landfill, reduce illegal dumping and reduce fire danger. Residents may bring their all natural, unflocked, tinsel, ornament and hook free tree to several TMFPD fire stations throughout the area from Dec. 26 through Jan. 9, between the hours of 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. 
Trees will be accepted at the following TMFPD fire stations:

Station 13 at Stead
Station 17 at Spanish Springs
Station 18 at Cold Springs
Station 35 at Verdi
Station 37 at Hidden Valley
Station 39 at Galena
Station 310 at Bellevue and West Washoe Valley

Only natural trees will be accepted and only during the dates specified.
Goat Grazers weed and fire management goats will recycle the used trees and reduce the fire threat caused by improper management of fire prone vegetative materials. No additional vegetative material will be accepted for recycle. 
Residents are asked to be diligent in their support. A listing of complete addresses can be found on our website at
Residents may contact Fire Marshal Amy Ray with TMFPD at 775-326-6005 or Vince Thomas with Goat Grazers at 775-530-6324